Cosimo De Medici's Influence On The Renaissance
Cosimo paid to complete and decorate the church of San Lorenzo, a church that his father had started to rebuild. He also rebuilt the monastery of San Marco. Not only was humanism a part of Cosimo’s artistic and …show more content…
In Venice, a style of architecture similar to the Gothic style would grow. The Doge’s Palace was influenced by the Gothic style, in terms of texture and use of darkness and light. The citizens saw the use of parts of the Gothic style as a form a cultural stability. Much of the wealth and architecture of Venice was displayed along the Grand Canal (Sayre 514).
Unlike other painting styles of Italy, the Venetian style of painting placed a high emphasis the detailed aspects of everyday life. This style was able to give great detail, by using oil painting as a medium. Venetian painters Giorgione and Titian painted with great success, through their use of patterns, texture, and detail (Sayre 517). Rome and Venice had so much artistic talent was concentrated in the same general area. The High Renaissance greatly affected both cities in its association with a strong tie to humanism, reverence for classical tradition, and the imperativeness of harmony and